iOS app Android app

Blackbeard

So, Hugh Jackman Can Deadlift 400 Pounds Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

So, Hugh Jackman may a bit stronger than we thought -- because, apparently, he can now deadlift 180 kgs (nearly 400 lbs) and make it look easy. But...

Hugh Jackman Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman got into character for his new role in "Pan," the Joe Wright-directed update of the classic fairytale. Jackman was cast as Blackbeard, an...

LOOK: Archaeologists Recover Cannons From Blackbeard's Shipwreck

Posted 10.30.2013 | World

This is the stuff of legends and folklore: A notorious pirate, a captured ship and a terrible wreck. Nearly 300 years have passed since the infamou...

WATCH: Blackbeard Versus Al Capone Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News

WARNING: Video contains strong language and may not be suitable for all viewers. The last time we checked in on Epic Rap Battles of History, they b...

LOOK: Blackbeard's Cannons Recovered From North Carolina Shipwreck

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

A little over 295 years after it sank off the coast of North Carolina, Blackbeard's dreaded pirate ship is resurfacing. Two cannons from the Queen ...

Archaeologists To Recover Cannons From Blackbeard's Ship

Posted 06.26.2013 | World

Archaeologists in North Carolina will attempt to recover eight cannons from the Queen Anne's Revenge, the flagship of the infamous pirate Blackbeard. ...

Watch: Wreck Confirmed As Blackbeards Ship

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

Officials in North Carolina have confirmed that a wreck discovered off the state's coast in 1996 once belonged to the infamous pirate known as Blackbe...

The 7 Most Terrifying Pirates From History

www.cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News

Between Johnny Depp and numerous sports logos, pirates have become cartoon characters in modern culture. It's easy to forget that the real thing d...

Blackbeard's Anchor Found

AP | By MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.28.2011 | Home

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. -- Archaeologists recovered the first anchor from what's believed to be the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship off the Nort...

Argh: Pirates Rule the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

2011-03-17-virginislands.jpgThe U.S. Virgin Islands were once a sort of rest and relaxation haven for brigands of the likes of Bluebeard, Blackbeard, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Morgan and Captain Kidd.